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I'd like to save time and clone an existing Win 2k3 server to new hardware.

Is this possible / advisable?


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Yes, its perfectly possible, if you use some good cloning software that will deal with the hardware issues. The primary problem is have a different disk controller, this will often cause windows to blue screen on boot. A number of cloning tools such as Acronis will deal with this issue for you (most of the time).

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ok - many thanks – Ben Oct 12 '09 at 21:07

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